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Celebrating National Filet Mignon Day

Dan Beef, This Land of Ours

Cathy Isom lets you know why tonight should be celebrated with a beloved steak entree. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Celebrating National Filet Mignon Day Whether you are dining out or staying in tonight you’ll want to include a particular steak entree as tonight’s dinner. Today is National Filet Mignon Day. Usually, from a steer or heifer, …

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Coalition Pushing for COOL in NAFTA for Beef and Pork

Dan Beef, Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Pork

The Coalition for a Prosperous America is urging the U.S. to include Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL) for beef and pork in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Negotiations. Coalition member, R-CALF, says in a news release that reinstatement of COOL labeling will help U.S. consumers “to find safer food alternatives and will also help to boost domestic agriculture.” R-CALF points …

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Groups Want “Fake Meat” Regulated by USDA

Dan Beef, Industry News Release, Poultry

Seven groups that represent meat and poultry producers, as well as processors, wrote a letter to President Trump asking him to place cell-cultured protein products under USDA regulation. The meat industry website Meating Place Dot Com says the groups want these products held to the same high standards for food safety and labeling that meat and poultry are held to …

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USDA Taking Comments on Product of USA Label

Jim Rogers Beef, Industry News Release

The Department of Agriculture is accepting public comment on a policy that allows foreign beef to be labeled as “Product of USA” if inspected in the United States. The comment period opened last week following a petition by the American Grassfed Association and the Organization for Competitive Markets. The petition demands the Food Safety Inspection Service policy be changed to …

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Celebrating National Hamburger Day

Dan Beef, This Land of Ours

If you recall, last week Cathy Isom told us all about May being National Hamburger Month. Today Cathy has us celebrating a juicy treat that’s been a staple of the American diet for decades. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Celebrating National Hamburger Day Today is National Hamburger Day! And nothing says summertime like a big, juicy hamburger. …

Beef Value Chain Involved in Sustainability Efforts

Dan Beef

We recently told you that the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (USRSB) had released their first-ever National Framework for Beef Sustainability, which officially opened a 60-day public comment period on the group’s Sustainability Framework. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Senior Director for Sustainability, Ashley McDonald, explains who all is involved with the USRSB. Beef Value Chain Involved in Sustainability Efforts …